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Alameda County's unemployment rate now at 4.5%, below state's rate of 5.8%

Original post made on Nov 23, 2015

The number of workers without jobs in California decreased last month from the previous month and the number of nonfarm payroll jobs increased.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, November 23, 2015, 7:23 AM

Comments (4)

Posted by Elephant in the room
a resident of Highland Oaks
on Nov 23, 2015 at 9:10 am

What is the true employment/unemployment rate when you factor in the masses who have given up and left the work force?


Posted by Citizen
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 23, 2015 at 4:36 pm

The California Employment Development Department = Moonbeam Joke!
Counting the holiday temp jobs!! LOL


Posted by West side Observer
a resident of Oak Hill
on Nov 24, 2015 at 9:22 am

Dear Ele,

Every responsible information source should have those figures ready to be inserted into the lead of every unemployment story.


Posted by Pro-Law
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 30, 2015 at 4:41 pm

I know plenty of people who are technically employed but who have to take lower paying jobs. How to lie with statistics 101 is what the unemployment rate truly is.


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